Faculty Research Interests

Listings in Alphabetical Order

Tim ClaypoolDr. Tim ClaypoolAssistant Professor, Department HeadPractices that promote success experiences for Aboriginal students in public schools and post-secondary institutions Interdisciplinary collaboration in graduate programs, e.g., School and Counselling Psychology
Innovation in the delivery of psychological services in schools, e.g., Response to InterventionC
Mark FlynnDr. Mark FlynnProfessorEpistemology, the process of learning, systemic inhibitors of learning, critical thinking,
the critical analysis of conventional presuppositions in psychology, educational psychology, & special education,
Aboriginal psychology and healing, & the philosophy of science.
Laurie HellstenDr. Laurie HellstenAssistant Professor, Associate Dean Graduate Studies and ResearchPhysical activity and wellness; beginning teacher and professional identity and mentorship; instrument development, analysis, and validation; program evaluation; survey research; and the application of modern quantitative and analytical techniques (classical test and item response theory, generalizability theory, factor analysis, and structural equation modeling) within the domains of educational health and health promotion, quality of life, and sport
Ivan KellyDr. Ivan KellyProfessorconceptual issues in psychology, quality of life, and science; statistical methods in research (metaanalysis, probability models, linear and logistic models,
hidden markov models, and time-series analysis); empirical philosophy and critical thinking; and analyzing data from complex social surveys on health and educational issues
Che Kan  (CK) LeongDr. Che Kan (CK) LeongDistinguished Professor Emeritusthe cognitive and psycholinguistic processes of learning to read and developmental dyslexia in English and Chinese
Pei-Ying LinDr. Pei-Ying LinAssistant Professorcurrent practices and policies on test accommodations for students with diverse needs; pre-service teachers’ beliefs and practices of assessments; and the measurement and psychometric issues in large-scale and classroom assessments for students with special needs
Stephanie MartinDr. Stephanie MartinAssociate Professorresearch and practice related to the psychology and experiences of adolescent girls and women; women’s mental health and healing experiences (e.g., disordered eating and body image concerns, healing from the affects of interpersonal trauma, lived-body health concerns), professional development and well-being/resilience; training and supervision in applied psychology; and ethics in research and practice
Laureen McIntyreDr. Laureen McIntyreAssociate Professor, Graduate Chair EPSE, Director of Special Ed Certificate Programlanguage basis of learning difficulties and disabilities (i.e. teacher education, knowledge, and classroom practice relating to special education, early identification and intervention of speech and language difficulties and disabilities); and professional identity and mentorship
David MykotaDr. David MykotaAssociate Professor
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substance use; program evaluation; resilient children and youth; child and youth psychopathology; and e-learning
Jennifer A.J. NicolDr. Jennifer A.J. NicolAssociate Professorhealth, wellbeing, and everyday music experiences, especially in the context of chronic illness and coping